Dean, Ted Rogers School of Management

Toronto, Ontario (CA)
09 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean, Ted Rogers School of Management

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Ryerson University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean, Ted Rogers School of Management with the appointment to be effective July 2018.

Located in the heart of Toronto, one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse cities, Ryerson University continues to build Canada’s innovation ecosystem and to drive economic development. Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university, with high quality programmes and scholarly, research, and creative activities that extend beyond its walls. With a mission to serve societal needs, and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community, Ryerson offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programmes.

Distinctly urban, culturally diverse, and inclusive, the University has more than 45,000 students, including 2,600 master's and PhD students, over 3,000 faculty and staff, and more than 170,000 alumni worldwide. Research at Ryerson is on a trajectory of success and growth: externally funded research has more than doubled in the past four years. Ryerson has more than 125 innovative research centres, institutes, and labs across a wide range of disciplines, and it is home to 20 Canada Research Chairs. For more information, please visit

AACSB accredited, with 11,000 students and more than 250 industry-connected faculty, the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. With state of the art facilities in the heart of Toronto’s business community, TRSM is shaping the country’s next generation of global innovators and leaders. TRSM is home to six schools of management, 12 Bachelor of Commerce and 2 Bachelor of Health Administration degrees, three innovative graduate degrees (two MBA degrees and a research-focused Master of Science in Management), and 14 cutting-edge research centres, institutes, and labs. Guided by its principles and values of Relevance and Innovation, Commitment to Community, Diversity and Inclusion, and Spirit of Collaboration, TRSM continues to adapt to the changing business world and thrive under new national and international market forces and technological innovation. Additional information is available at

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, the Dean of the Ted Rogers School of Management is a member of the senior academic leadership of the University, and will be an exemplary leader with a strong commitment to serving the needs of students and promoting teaching, research, innovative programme development, community connections, and the overall reputation of the School. The Dean is the academic leader of a large and diverse School, represents it both internally and externally, and is responsible for all aspects of its operation, including strategy, policy development, implementation, and management.  The successful candidate will possess an open and collegial style, outstanding management, communication, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to inspire a dedicated faculty and staff. With a proven record of academic and scholarly accomplishment, combined with progressive administrative experience in building collaborative teams, and relating to a range of internal and external partners, the Dean will facilitate and enhance the endeavours of all areas of the School, including advancement.

The search committee will begin to consider potential candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should include a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without consent of the candidate), and may be forwarded electronically, in confidence, to:

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